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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 24%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 53' North, Longitude: 146° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.80 meters/second, 1583.3 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"983.63 miwest0° 09' 05.1"10.41 minorth983.41 mi
24 hours11° 16' 08.2"762.84 mieast3° 18' 59.5"228.00 minorth791.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 3:36 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 3:36 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 3:36 PM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 1:36 PM3574 km2221 miles1930 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 2:36 PM3622 km2251 miles1956 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 2:36 PM3700 km2299 miles1998 nmNorthwest NW
San FranciscoThu 5:36 PM3725 km2314 miles2011 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 5:36 PM3758 km2335 miles2029 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 3:36 PM3947 km2453 miles2131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 3:36 PM3997 km2484 miles2158 nmSouthwest SW

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